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Save the Source: Catalyzing Market Transformation of Breweries from a Major Natural Resource Consuming Industry to a Pro-active Steward for Resource Efficient Cleaner Production

Project Summary

The objective is to demonstrate a replicable approach on how a corporate social responsible beverage industry can go beyond minimizing its direct environmental footprint, while becoming a pro-active steward in a public- private partnership for resource efficient cleaner production, GHG emission mitigation, and sustainable natural resource management along the entire supply chain.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Concept Approved
Russian Federation
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Centre for International Industrial Cooperation in the Russian Federation, Volga International Cleaner Production Centre, St. Petersburg National Cleaner Production Centre
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
90,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,300,000 USD
Co-financing Total
32,480,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
598,500 USD
Total Cost 38,870,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
08 Feb 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
20 Feb 2013
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
Project closed